The Times of India | TNN | Updated: Dec 7, 2016 |
KANPUR: IIT-Kanpur, Centre for Cyber Security for Critical Infrastructure (IIT-K-CSC) and New York University Tandon School of Engineering-Centre for Cyber Security (NYU-CCS) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to build their cyber security capabilities and to increase cooperation in research and innovation. The MoU has been signed for a period of seven years and may be extended after review. The MoU states that both the centres will strive to become the most important centres for research, education, public awareness and national service, and for securing and defending their national critical infrastructures from cyber attacks and electronic warfare. The information cell of IIT-Kanpur sais that as per the agreement, the two centres will facilitate bilateral academic scientific relationships and develop cooperative research and teaching projects in selected fields such as mechanisms for improved cyber-attack prevention, detection and mitigation, security of cyber-physical systems in sectors such as telecom and transportation and international cyber security and power.